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Gender and Education

Gender Bias in the Classroom

Kate Bancks | Posted 03.08.2014 | Impact
Kate Bancks

Were my girlfriends and I encouraged to cooperate rather than compete, as it's pointed out that boys are encouraged to do? Was my behavior, when assertive, seen as disruptive and viewed negatively by my teacher?

Are Boys Ready for College?

Marcia Y. Cantarella, Ph.D | Posted 12.29.2012 | Education
Marcia Y. Cantarella, Ph.D

Young men don't want to be pushed at 17 or 18 to make these kinds of choices with all the weight they carry. They are still finding out what they like, what they can do, what is important to them.